Category Archives: Israel

PKK opposition to Zionism (2017 statement from a founding member)

PKK founding member Mustafa Karasu wrote in 2017 (just to make decades of policy totally clear): Since the emergence of the PKK, we have been against Zionism. We compared the genocide of the Kurds in Turkey with Israeli Zionism and … Continue reading

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Israel: world’s only apartheid state today?

That’s certainly what South Africa’s representative told the UN in 2018: VIDEO: South Africa’s rep at the @UN_HRC says Israel is the ‘only state in the world that can be described as an apartheid state’. #UPR29 #HumanRights pic.twitter.com/nw2u39eALH — Media … Continue reading

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Rojava: Chapter 1B

Palestine, Zionist Colonialism, and Arab Reaction   My essay “Gaza: A Capitalist Genocide”[1] discusses the violent nationalism of Zionism in greater depth, but in this section my main aim is to point out the significant role that Israel played in … Continue reading

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The Fears of the Powerful and the Hopes of the Peaceful

After two decades of cruising along the contaminated economic canals built by Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s, the Labour Party’s failure to win the 2015 election proved quite definitively that it had no fuel left (even with the oil stolen … Continue reading

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Gaza: A Capitalist Genocide (Key Points)

[Note: This essay was written from a standpoint that seeks to decrease (and ultimately destroy) all discrimination (based on ethnicity, religion, or other factors) through the dissemination of information and reasoned analysis. Zionism is not synonymous with Judaism. Islamism is … Continue reading

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Gaza: “A Ceasefire Is Not Enough”

(Footnote to “Gaza: A Capitalist Genocide” – https://ososabiouk.wordpress.com/2014/08/23/gaza-a-capitalist-genocide-essay/) An apparently ‘permanent’ ceasefire has been agreed to by Israeli and Gazan representatives. This agreement will meet several of the demands made by Hamas in the middle of July, seeing Gaza’s fishing … Continue reading

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For Gaza (Poem)

Gaza is clearly                      an open-air prison, A side effect of                   a Zionist vision, Resistance is met                 with military might, As colonisers expect            no-one to fight,   Children on a beach have    been bombed to bits, … Continue reading

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Gaza: A Capitalist Genocide (Essay)

[Note: This essay was written from a standpoint that seeks to decrease (and ultimately destroy) all discrimination (based on ethnicity, religion, or other factors) through the dissemination of information and reasoned analysis. Zionism is not synonymous with Judaism. Islamism is … Continue reading

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The Need for Empathy in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

During Israel’s recent invasion of Gaza, over one thousand Palestinians have died, and the UN says three quarters of the dead have been civilians. UNICEF, meanwhile, affirms that at least 30 percent have been children. The Israeli State claims that … Continue reading

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India, the International Community, and Gaza

The nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of India has recently been criticised for its role as a “spectator” in the Israeli attack on Gaza. Opposition parties even “walked out of the upper house of parliament” when the BJP “refused … Continue reading

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